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  The Brick Needs You! We have launched a Summer fundraising Month for the whole of August, to celebrate the Birthdays of The Brick Shop (40), The Brick Project (9), The Brick Works (3) and we want as many people as possible to hold a fundraising event to raise funds...

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Mentor Co-ordinator Temporary to cover Secondment (app 12 months) Salary £ 22,440 per annum Do you want to enhance the lives of vulnerable individuals and families and help to encourage positive outcomes in their lives? The Brick, part of QHAP, is looking for the right person for a position...

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27Jul

  The Brick Shop has been around for 40 years, The Brick Project for 9 and the Brick Works for 3. So we had a little birthday party and launched our Fundraising Month. During the month of August, we are asking everyone in Wigan & Leigh – businesses, community...

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14Jun

On Tuesday 13th June, we welcomed Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, as he made his official announcement that his Homelessness Fund is open for applications from charities across the region. Andy Burnham has pledged to eradicate rough sleeping by 2020 and launched the fund on his first day in office by adding 15...

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04May

Help make sure no child in Wigan goes hungry this summer with a Tin Sculpture Challenge Schools and youth groups are being urged to take part in a Tin Sculpture Challenge – to help make sure no child in Wigan is going hungry this summer. The Tin Sculpture Challenge...

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We are pleased to say that we can accept online grocery deliveries directly to our Food Bank during opening hours (Mon – Fri 9am to 4.30pm) If we have enough regular deliveries, it helps us to protect the Food Bank from the shortages that we sadly experience. Deliveries can...

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    Come and make a difference! Join The Brick fundraising team in Wigan to help us smash our Rebuilding Lives fundraising campaign, and make sure no person in our community is left behind. What does the role involve? This voluntary role is within the fundraising team to deliver...

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17Mar

The Brick operations director, Louise Green, talks about dealing with the question most commonly asked of The Brick team: how should we help people on our streets? Growing up in Canada, I remember walking everywhere with my dad, and if ever we saw someone on the street asking for...

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20Feb

Thousands of people sleep rough every year. At The Brick our aim is to eradicate poverty and homelessness in our area.

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17Feb

Generous secondary school pupils have been going the extra mile to support a Wigan charity after being moved by the plight of the homeless.

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The Brick Project is a small project that delivers big results for the community it serves. It offers services to people who are homeless, in poverty or facing debt crisis. As its name suggests, it provides a safe…
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The Brick Shop is a charity shop selling donated goods, often to people on low incomes. The shop gives clothes free of charge to people referred by Wigan Council. The shop is one of the main hubs within its community…

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The Brick Works offers training to increase the employment opportunities for people who are unemployed for a variety of reasons. This may include homelessness or recently housed people referred…

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The Brick Giving aims to put an end to poverty and homelessness in Wigan and Leigh. Our #RebuildingLives campaign is working to raise £75,000 and make sure no one in our community is left behind…